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Confederate Flag Confusion, Battle Flag, or Official Flag?

Summary: This image is using the wrong flag in the background, the quote however is correct. The battle flag was never an official Confederate Flag, and it’s usage has varied over the years from representing the Confederate Army, to a symbol of Southern Pride, to a symbol used as a declaration of hate and segregation, […]

Are these claims about Switzerland’s Gun ownership true?

Should America Follow Switzerland’s Gun Rules? Switzerland has been making the social media rounds lately, I have been seeing a lot of posts about gun control, as I am sure everyone has, especially with all of the recent shootings. This image claims that Switzerland has the lowest crime rate in the world. It also claims […]

Does Obamacare Create These New Taxes in January 2015?

New Tax rates being blamed on the Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare? This image, and posts similar to it, have been going around the social media and email circuits, which claims that all of these new taxes go into effect on Jan 15, 2015, due solely to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known colloquially […]

Was the First Slave Owner in America a Black Man?

This image claiming that the first slave owner in America was a black man has been going around social media for the last few months. As is mentioned by commenter Ralph459, this is not a picture of Anthony Johnson, but that of former slave and abolitionist from Massachusetts, Lewis Hayden [1] This image says: “The […]

Was the NAACP Formed By Female Republicans?

Was the NAACP Formed by Republicans, and More Specifically Female Republicans? I have seen several claims on Facebook pages that the NAACP was founded by Republicans, and more specifically Republican Women. NAACP was founded by 9 people, 6 men and 3 women. Founded Feb. 12. 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest, largest and most […]

Obama Economic Record

Obama’s Economic Indicators #1 This is the first of two infographics I’ll fact check, it is comparing what the state of the Economy was in January 2009, when Bush left Office, and Obama took office, and is trying to compare what Obama was left with, and what he has today. It chooses specific Economic indicators which […]

Republicans On Civil Rights, and was Martin Luther King a Republican?

This image is a mixture of fact and fiction. Lets break it down by claim. First is the pictures of “Republicans” From left to right, of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Abraham Lincoln is known for being the first Republican President [1]. Frederick Douglass was definitely a republican also, he made statements […]




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